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Watch award-winning films by Mexican female directors
The Embassy of Mexico and The Arts House proudly present the 2nd Mexican Film Festival showcasing the works of female directors.

Award-winning films to be screened include The Amazing Catfish by Claudia Sainte-Luce, Best Latin American Feature Film at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina (2013); The Prize by Paula Markovitch, Best Film at the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival in Germany (2011); Five Days without Nora by Mariana Chenillo, Best Debut Feature and Best Direction at the Latino International Film Festival in Los Angeles (2009), and Best Feature Film at the Biarritz Festival of Latin American Cinema in France (2009); and Without a Trace (by María Novaro), Best Latin American Production at the Sundance Film Festival in USA (2001).

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The 2nd Mexican Film Festival schedule

Violet Perfume: No One is Listening (Perfume de violetas, nadie te oye)
18 May 7pm & 26 May 6.30pm
Director: Maryse Sistach
Main Cast: Ximena Ayala, Nancy Gutiérrez, Arcelia Ramírez, María Rojo, Luis Fernando Peña, César Balcazar
2000\88 min\Rating TBC

19 May 7pm & 27 May 6.30 pm
Director: María Novaro
Main Cast: María Rojo, Daniel Rergis, Carmen Salinas, Blanca Guerra, Tito Vasconcelos, Margarita Isabel
1991\96 min\NC16

Without a Trace (Sin dejar huella)
20 May 6.30pm & 26 May 8.30 pm
Director: María Novaro
Main Cast: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Tiaré Scanda, Jesús Ochoa, Martín Altomaro, Juan Manuel Bernal
2000\120 min\Rating TBC

The Faces of the Moon (Las caras de la luna)
20 May 8.45pm & 27 May 8.45pm
Director: Guita Schyfter
Main Cast: Carola Reyna, Geraldine Chaplin, Ana Torrent, Carmen Montejo, Diana Bracho, Haydeé de Lev
2001\112 min\M18

Five Days Without Nora (5 días sin Nora)
22 May 4pm & 28 May 4pm
Director: Mariana Chenillo
Main Cast: Silvia Mariscal, Fernando Luján, Cecilia Suárez, Ari Brickman, Enrique Arreola, Verónica Langer
2009\100 min\Rating TBC

The Good Herbs (Las buenas hierbas)
22 May 6pm & 28 May 6 pm
Director: María Novaro
Main Cast: Úrsula Pruneda, Ofelia Medina, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Miriam Balderas
2010\120 min\NC 16

The Prize (El premio)
23 May 7pm & 29 May 4pm
Director: Paula Markovitch
Main Cast: Paula Galinelli Hertzog, Sharon Herrera, Laura Agorreca, Viviana Suraniti, Uriel Iasillo
2011\120 min\PG13

Expiration Date (Fecha de caducidad)
24 May 7pm & 28 May 8.30pm
Director: Kenya Márquez
Main Cast: Ana Ofelia Murguía, Damián Alcázar, Marisol Centeno, Martha Aura, Eduardo España, Jorge Zárate
2011\110 min\PG13

The Amazing Catfish (Los insólitos peces gato)
25 May 7pm & 29 May 6.30 pm
Director: Claudia Sainte-Luce
Main Cast: Ximena Ayala, Lisa Owen, Sonia Franco, Wendy Guillén, Andrea Baeza
2013\91 min\NC16

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Violet Perfume: No One is Listening (Perfume de violetas, nadie te oye)

All movies will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles. Please click here for the full program. Don't miss this festival!
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Why? Catch the contemporary Mexican films
When: 18-29 May 2016
Phone: 6332 6900
Where: The Arts House at The Old Parliament, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Cost: Free of charge
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